Potomac Point Winery’s head winemaker is David Pagan Castaño. David is a third generation winemaker from Yecla, Spain beginning with his grandfather who founded what is now Bodegas Castano, one of Southeast Spain’s premier wineries.
After obtaining his Master’s degree in Oenology and Viticulture from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain with post-graduate Masterclasses at the prestigious Ecole Superieure d’Agriculture d’Angers & De Toulouse, France; David officially began his career in winemaking at his family’s winery, Bodegas Castaño. His experience with his family’s 1,000-acre vineyard and winery instilled a deep appreciation for quality fruit and family values.
David’s experience in Cotes-du-Rhone, France; Mallorca, Spain; Sonoma, California; Marlborough, New Zealand; and most recently Loudoun County, Virginia has helped to shape his winemaking style and vineyard expertise.
Throughout his career, David has worked with over 40 different grape varietals and over the past five years, he has won more than a dozen gold and platinum international awards for his wines.